An entertaining podcast for those who may be discovering (or missing) opera

What the 20 episodes of the podcast “Aria Code” boil down to is: Why should I care about opera? Produced by the Metropolitan Opera and public radio’s WNYC Studios, each engaging episode breaks down a single aria and works on a couple levels: Opera lovers can stay in touch with the art form, which won’t be presented live for months. And folks who don’t know a lot about opera (raises hand) can get a lively introduction. Chatty Renaissance woman Rhiannon Giddens, whom you may remember from Ken Burns’ “Country Music” series, hosts “Aria Code,” found at wnycstudios.org/podcasts/aria-code. An insider ...


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